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Species: Novomessor ensifer   (Forel, 1899) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Aphaenogaster (Ischnomyrmex) ensifera Forel, 1899e PDF: 59 (w.) MEXICO (Michoacan). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Mexico: Michoacan (no collector’s name). Type-depository: MHNG, possibly also MSNG. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in arid tropical woodland, 1 times found in tropical dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground nest, in wash, 1 times foraging.

Elevations: collected from 35 - 916 meters, 489 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1953-08-28 and 2010-12-29

Type specimens: syntype of Aphaenogaster ensifera: casent0907710

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